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Document ID (ISN)109081
CIS number 09-2
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chau N., Bourgkard E., Bhattacherjee A., Ravaud J.F., Choquet M., Mur J.M.
Title Associations of job, living conditions and lifestyle with occupational injury in working population: A population-based study
Bibliographic information Feb. 2008, Vol.81, No.4, p.379-389. 52 ref.
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between job demands and occupational injury, taking into account living conditions and lifestyle. A questionnaire was mailed to a sample of 2888 workers, aged ≥15 years, randomly selected from north-eastern France. Data were analyzed with adjusted odds ratios (ORas) computed with the logistic model. In total, 9.2% of workers had an injury during the previous two years. Odds ratios of the high job demands (tasks at height, handling objects, pneumatic tools, other vibrating hand tools, work in adverse climate, physical workload, vibrating platform, machine tools, cold, heat, awkward posture, noise, etc.) for injury were between 1.81 and 5.25. A strong exposure-response relationship was found between the cumulated job demands and injury. These ORas decreased when adjusted for sex, age, living conditions/lifestyle confounders and job category. The study identified a wide range of job demands and living conditions/lifestyle which predicted injury.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; occupational diseases; occupations; physical workload; risk factors; France
Descriptors (secondary) drug dependence; alcoholism; smoking; obesity; mathematical simulation; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; statistical evaluation; fatigue
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance; India
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse